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Happy New Year! Come celebrate the Year of the Rabbit/Cat with your fave comedy team Model Majority for a spectacular night of comedy, music, magic, games and more. Plus the audience will be given gifts of laughter and red envelopes* for a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. Attire: Festive, especially red/gold clothing. This annual lunar new year comedy show has been featured in the NY Times and Time Out NY.

If tickets show SOLD OUT ONLINE, there will be some AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR (limited quantities) 

as well as a waitlist. Please refer to the PIT for their box office policy:

***Masks and COVID vaccination required because being sick for the new year is very bad luck***

If you can, please donate to help Model Majority cover expenses (space rental, wardrobe/props and more) and may you be blessed with an even more happy and prosperous year. Thank you!

There will be assorted gifts and prizes, including some from our generous sponsors*:


Spongies Cafe

Spongies Cafe is a Mom and Pop business located at 121 Baxter in Manhattan’s Chinatown. 

The Mom and Pop are wife and husband team of Nong and Fernando Ponce who opened their doors in November of 2020. 

Spongies Cafe specialize in the Hong Kong style paper wrapped sponge cake 紙包蛋糕, cookies, pastries, coffee and teas some which are inspired by the owners Thai and Mexican cultures. 

Spongies prides itself on baking with fresh ingredients whether herbs, fruits, or vegetables on the daily…providing service with a smile-treating all their customers like family….and creating a warm, cozy space to chill and vibe with friends and family.


Socola Chocolatier

Socola Chocolatier is an award-winning chocolate company based in San Francisco. 
Founder Wendy Lieu draws from her Vietnamese heritage and she and her staff handcraft inspired truffles, chocolate bars, and other treats in small batches using the finest ingredients. 

Socola has been featured in Forbes, NBC News, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Zagat, and has a client list that includes Google, Tiffany, Sephora, and American Express.


Lunar Hard Seltzer**

Lunar is the first and only craft hard seltzer made with real Asian fruits. Born in Brooklyn, you can find their products online or in stores in NYC.

*Limited quantities. Attendees will receive a lucky red envelope in addition to option of 1 item from an assortment of gifts, while supplies last

**Contains alcohol. Must be 21 and over at time of show to select this gift

The New Year is supposed to be a time of celebration, but for some it was cut short by senseless acts of violence. Please consider helping the local AAPI community by making a donation.

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Monterey LNY Victims fund
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Executive Producer: Veronica Dang
Technical Director: Horacio Gutierrez
Graphics: Carol Lee

Model Majority Sketches

Lunar Cat Pageant

Written by Marcus Cardona,

Directed by Veronica Dang

Host - Elijah Guo

Judge 1 - Marissa Carpio

Judge 2 - Katie May Porter

Bodega Cat - Roy Koshy

Hello Kitty - Carol Lee

Fortune Cat - Veronica Dang

Black Cat - Kevin Chew


Written by Kevin Chew

Directed by Veronica Dang, Kevin Chew

Johnny Cop - Kevin Chew

DOG- Veronica Dang

Lunatic - Elijah Guo

SGT - Roy Koshy

Announcer (V.O.) - Marissa Carpio

Envelope Opening

Written & Directed by Kevin Chew

Mom - Veronica Dang

Dad - Kevin Chew

Annie - Carol Lee

Willie - Elijah Guo
Grandma - Katie May Porter
Grandpa - Roy Koshy

Tail's Kitchen

Written by Elijah Guo

Directed by Carol Lee

Gordon Rabbitsy - Roy Koshy

Peter Cottontail - Elijah Guo

Jessica Rabbit - Veronica Dang

Energizer Bunny - Kevin Chew

Production Assistant- Carol Lee

Narrator (V.O.) - Katie May Porter

Very Special Episode

Written by Lindsay Burton

Directed by Veronica Dang, Carol Lee

Christina Yang - Veronica Dang

Injured Person - Kevin Chew

Announcer (V.O.) - Carol Lee

Other Injured People - Katie May Porter,

Elijah Guo

Date Night (Unbirthday)

Written by Lindsay Burton

Directed by Veronica Dang

Waitstaff - Katie May Porter

Heather - Veronica Dang

John - Roy Koshy

March Hare - Marissa Carpio

Mad Hatter - Carol Lee

Hong Wow

Written by Elijah Guo

Directed by Veronica Dang

Announcer - Roy Koshy

Dad - Kevin Chew

Mom - Carol Lee

Tommy - Elijah Guo

Angie/Spouse - Veronica Dang

Executive  - Katie May Porter

Employee - Marissa Carpio

Competing Aunties

Written by Elijah Guo

Directed by Veronica Dang, Carol Lee

Deborah - Carol Lee

Grace - Marissa Carpio

Dennis - Roy Koshy

Grayson - Kevin Chew

Great Grandma Deng - Katie May Porter

Great Grandma Guo - Veronica Dang

Limited Edition

Written & Directed by Carol Lee

Mindy - Marissa Carpio

Trish - Katie May Porter

Salesperson - Elijah Guo

Cat Song

Written & Directed by Veronica Dang

Riff Cat - Marissa Carpio

Action Cat - Roy Koshy

Bugs Bunny - Kevin Chew

Cats - Rest of Cast

Special Guest


Rich Kameda

aka Astonishing Asian


Rich Kameda is an Asian-American magician based in New York City. He’s Japanese but Ninja on his mother’s side of the family.

Additional Info

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Good Porpoise Productions creates award-winning, socially-conscious work -- both non-fiction, and fictional narratives. They also relish making client's ideas come to life onscreen, including crafting explainer videos, editing reels, and capturing live presentations. They've even been known to create a parody song video or two (or four)!

Special Thanks to:
the PIT, Time Out NY, Spongies Cafe, Socola Chocolatier, Lunar Hard Seltzer, Nancy Choi, Good Porpoise Productions; plus our families, friends, and donors

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